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Jan 27, 2013 3:30pm PST
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Jan 27, 2013 6:00am PST
long sealed birth records. right there a huge surprise. when sandy eventually saw it she was confused. >> and i looked at it and i didn't quite understand it. twin? how could i be a twin? this can't be. >> they grew up only miles apart in chicago. sandy's family owned a music store. >> we talked to their store. she sometimes worked in the store. you know, so it was a wonderful place to be. maybe we saw each other. maybe we did. >> as happens with twins, etta and sandy agree on just about everything, including they don't want anybody to know their age. but we do know who is older. >> she was born first. you're older than me. >> i know. and it's okay. >> separated at birth. >> love you. >> i love you too. >> now making up for lost time. for "today", kerry sanders, nbc news, miami. >>> up next, is tiger woods on the prowl? rumors are flying. it's all coming up in the weekend buzz right after this. k coming up in the weekend buzz right after this. to roll over my old 401(k) into a fidelity ira. man: okay, no problem. it's easy to get started; i can help you with the paperwork. um
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
you very much. 6:35. the school shooting tragedy at sandy hook elementary is prompting two local school districts to make a big change. the lafayette school trick-or-treat plans to replace classroom door locks with ones that can be locked from the inside. the upgrade will cost less than $60,000. by mid march all classrooms and room doors will also be able to be locked from the inside. just last night the school board approved spending up to $100,000 to buy and install the new hardware. >> the tragedy at sandy hook prompting a national debate about gun control. now the nation's most powerful gun lobby striking back at the president's plan to curb gun violence. during monday's inaugural address president obama addressed gun violence saying americans shouldn't, quote, mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics or treat name calling as reasoned debate. in reno last night nra's executive wayne la pierre taking offense to the president's remarks and accused him of trying to redefine the rights of gun owner. >> mr. president, you might think calling us aboluti
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Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
in aid for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. >>> the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000 people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. >>> back in 199 the colorado grand jurying worked into the death of. jon benet ramsey looked into the parents on child abuse. >>> grab thinks football has to change because of dangerous hits. he thinks it would be better for players. >> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three civil lawsuits. most of the money is owed to her defense attorney. >> and sea foam in one coastal town of australia. streets were flood with these bubbles as well as the air. rough water whipped up the foam and brought it on shore. the fluffy stuff was up to ten feet in some areas and made for a few good photo opes. >>> migraine sufferers, listen up. a new treatment is in the works. coated glasses that block wave lengths of light are being developed. most migraine
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
famous fountain actually froze. and now think about the victims of hurricane sandy. many people left with just a structure around them, no heat, just the studs where the walls once were. like the home where nbc's katy tur is visiting tonight, staten island in new york. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. outside the real-feel temperature is about 6 degrees. inside, where people are living, it's about 32 degrees. it got so cold in here last night, these water bottles on the wall actually froze. and this home has heat. >> up. >> reporter: scott and dee mcgrath's whole life has been moved into one small bedroom. >> this is my dining room -- >> living room. >> living room -- >> bedroom -- >> bedroom and computer room. everything all in one. >> reporter: thermostat set to 90, actual temperature, 65. downstairs, though, it's a whole other ball game. >> as you can see, we have a lot of exposed walls. >> there's a lot of people living like this. just because we have heat and electric back on doesn't mean we're actually staying warm. >> 39. >> 39 degrees. >> reporter: the mcgraths
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 4:30pm PST
that is we have had two important votes in the last three weeks. one was on sandy, the other was on raising taxes. in both cases obama had a bipartisan majority in the house. that is a governing majority. he's going to have it on immigration and also on the debt ceiling. not sure he's going to have it on guns, but he's going to drive the really hard-line republicans crazy because he's going to be able to break off 40 or 50 of them for all these other things. chris: that seems to be true as much as the opposition is hotter and perhaps hardening out there on the right. it does seem that the center right and the center are in play and obama is making his move toward them successfully. >> their governing philosophy coming in is that the fever would break among the tea party folks, among the hard right, and also that just folks in the house would sort of move to the boehner philosophy, which is a governing philosophy. the sort of -- chris: in other words, you don't need a majority of the republicans to rule. >> you break the rule, which is what he's done on these big-ticket items. they h
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Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
hampers sandy recovery efforts. >> things are a little slower. the days are shorter. the hands don't move. >> we haven't seen this much cold air in more than two years. this is definitely coming as a shock to many people's systems. >> reporter: in indianapolis, some celebrated the polar temps. >> i don't like 40, 50-degree weather in january. that's for miami. >> reporter: but when one homeowner turned up the stove to keep warm, his house caught fire. an 86-car pile-up on icy roads near cincinnati took the life of a 12-year-old girl. a chicago apartment fire killed two, left some residents freezing on balconies and firefighters battling the cold as well as the flames. and on the dangerous lake michigan ice, a stranded dog eluded animal control officers for hours before being rescued. windchills in the windy city of 20 degrees below. >> i don't care how crazy i look, as long as i'm warm. >> reporter: the coldest spot in the lower 48 today, flag island, minnesota, at minus 17, before windchill. even hearty minnesotans are feeling it. >> sure am. you bet. >> i think it's awfully cold. >
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
relief to the victims of superstorm sandy. >>> store shelves could soon be stocked with your favorite hostess snacks once again. we'll have the tasty details coming up. >>> welcome back, everyone. a good monday morning to you giving you a live look outside helping to start your day. a look at the forecast for today and the week ahead. >>> your luggage can now get vip treatment on united airlines. airline rolling out a baggage concierge service today. instead of carrying your luggage, the airline will deliver your checked bag to your doorstep for a fee. bag vip will cost you 29.95 for the first bag. 39.95 for the second. 49.95 for three to eight bags. the deal covers a 40-mile radius distance from the airport and guarantees deliver within four hour of the flight's arrival. >>> all hope may not be lost for you twinkie lovers out there. hostess close to a deal to sell off that beloved brand. let's turn things over to michelle live at cnbc world headquarters. michelle, good morning. >> we're all excited about the twinkie story as well. futures are slightly lower this morning as markets co
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
right here. put it up. it featured some first responders who were there for hurricane sandy and it featured them along with some models wearing some new york collection items. now the magazine said when the storm hit, the city's bravest and finest punched back. now with the area on the mend we paid them a visit, dressed in the best of new york collections. the photos shot by annie liebowitz. what do you think about these photos? donnie, you're an image guy. >> why not? why is it okay to take shots because of football stars and not our heroes? >> some think it's vulgar. >> why is it vulgar? we're celebrating them. >> some people thought they weren't celebrating them. >> using them as a marketing tool to sell these fashion items. >> some people are still suffering the devastation of sandy. when you look at the photographs it's like pay more attention to us. >> should they not go on talk shows? these are heroes. why can't we celebrate them? >> while so many people are still trying to recover, they've lost their homes and all their belongings, do they want to see the marketing of high-
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
flooding in australia. today is the three-month anniversary of superstorm sandy here. two years ago in my home city, nashville, massive flooding. it's like a nature hike through the book of revelation every day now, and people are connecting the dots. >> you are joining us in our 8:00 hour. some other headlines you made of late. sold current tv, the network you cofounded, to al gentleman jeer gentlem jazeera. was that always an investment to you? i thought it was something you had an ideological investment in. why did it come to money at the end? >> well, it didn't. i'm proud of what my partner and i did with current tv. won every major award in television journalism. really proud of it. as an independent network. the only independent news and information network, we found it difficult to compete in this age of conglomerates, and i'm pleased that al jazeera has established itself as a news gathering network. >> but you blasted other news television series for with this. virtually every news and political commentary program on television is sponsored in part by oil, coal and gas compani
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
conference in washington, d.c. today. the new legislation is in response to the sandy hook massacre last month. an assortment of high-powered weapons were on display during the announcement. >> my colleagues and i are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacturer and importation of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition feeding devices that can accept more than ten rounds. >> right now the bill is strongly opposed by many in the house and senate in t of republicans. gun control also the topic of an online chat today featuring vice president joe biden. among those attending, our own business and tech reporter, scott budman. scott did the vp let people ask questions? >> he did. vice president biden appearing in a google plus hangout today, giving his opinion and request asking questions about the obama administration's plans to tackle the issue of gun violence. among those in the chat room today, parents, educators and a lot of questions about how the vice president's personal views on gun ownership jived with their hopes of curbing gun vie lechbls he answered that
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
making a safety change in the wake of last month's sandy hook school shooting. the district planning to replace classroom door locks with some that can be locked from the inside. the current doors can be locked only from the outside using a key. it will cost less than $60,000 to replace the locks at five different schools. scotts valley schools will make a similar change. >> searching for a burglary suspect in the south bay with a taste for fine wine. someone broke into a restaurant on big basin bay in saratoga monday morning. the thieves stole several bottles of wine. these are pictures of the wine collection. it's extensive. no word on what kind of wine was stolen. we know the restaurant's collection includes wine worth as much as $42,000 a bottle. the restaurant has not commented on the break-in. >> i want to give you a heads-up. now a company recalling frozen food. annie's is recalling boxes of home grown frozen pizza. the company said the pizza may contain fragments of metal caused by a faulty screen at a third party flour mill. affected pizzas have a best uh by date of january
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
superstorm sandy pounded the northeast, congress has approved a $50 billion emergency aid package. in a 62-36 vote the senate passed a bill to fund rebuilding of homes, businesses and other infrastructure damaged by the storm. the president applauded the move and said he'll sign the bill as soon as it gets to his desk. >>> president obama hosted several law enforcement officials at the white house on monday in an effort to promote gun control legislation. now, at that meeting police chiefs from cities that have recently seen mass shootings, including newtown, connecticut, aurora, colorado, and tucson, arizona were there. obama used that occasion to push congress to approve gun measures to prevent mass shootings. the police chiefs urged the president to strengthen background checks and mental health systems but did not get behind his more controversial gun control efforts. nevertheless, the white house called the meeting very productive. >>> now for a look at the weather here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with a forecast. what have we got today? >> crazy day. extremes, possible torna
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Jan 28, 2013 5:30pm PST
been exactly three months since hurricane sandy tore up the east coast, and finally tonight, after a four-week delay, the senate gave final approval to a $50 billion aid package to help the region rebuild. this bill was delayed when the clock ran out. you'll recall at the new year on the legislative session before a vote could be scheduled, which sparked outrage on both sides of the political aisle. tens of thousands of people in new york and new jersey, for starters, are still out of their wrecked homes, or living without adequate heat in the dead of winter. >>> now to news of a big reversal being considered tonight by the boy scouts of america. a fundamental change in their long-standing policy toward gay scouts and scout leaders. our justice correspondent, pete williams, broke this story this afternoon. he's with us from our d.c. newsroom with more. pete, good evening. >> reporter: brian, the boy scouts are on the verge of ending their policy of banning gay young people from the program. if approved, it would mark a huge change for an organization that has actively resisted this
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 12:35am PST
-- they're saying we're not getting sandy relief as fast as we need it here. >> well, we will get the relief, i'm convinced. boehner has promised to do it. i can't tell him how to run the house, and he's not trying to tell us how to run the city. he's got to decide when it makes some sense to bring it up. he's committed to get it done. we will get the money, and we will use it intelligently and recover. there's still in new york city alone, there are probably 7,000 or 8,000 homes without electricity, heat and hot water. >> jimmy: gosh. >> and it was all the floods that came in, and the houses weren't ripped down. they're still there, but they were so flooded out. and, of course, in your basements, where all of your equipment is, and it got ruined. >> jimmy: not to keep bringing up bad stuff, but sandy hook elementary and the awful tragedy there. >> well there's just too many guns in the world, and certainly in this country. we've just got to do something about it. this was a crazy person with an assault weapon, but there's 33 people killed in america with guns every single day of the
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
quote least fortunate. and ryan also voted against relief for victims of hurricane sandy. by ryan's definition, if the government is rebuilding your destroyed home, you're a taker too. >> look, this is a straw man argument. the president said earlier that we had suspicions about medicare and taking care of the elderly and feeding poor children. when he sets up these straw men, to affix views to add ver sears that they don't have, to win the argument by default, it's not an honest debate. we want to have a safety net. a safety net that's there for the vulnerable, poor, for people who cannot help themselves. but we don't want to have a culture in this country that encouraging more dependency that saps and drains people of their ability to make the most of their lives. >> which part of the culture today is doing that? is part of this culture that you even benefited from after your father died. >> absolutely. >> so which part of the safety net culture is sapping america's opportunity right now? >> this is the point we keep making with benefits like food stamps, for example. the benefits that he ta
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. >>> for two-term presidents, their second inaugural is often an attempt to emphasize the successes of their first term with an eye towards shaping their place in history. only 16 presidents have delivered two inaugural addresses. we put the speeches of the last three two-term presidents through a word cloud to see what themes they chose to emphasize. by looking at the words they used the most, we can get a sense of the legacies they wanted to leave. president reagan claimed that government wasn't the solution but the problem used the word "government" 16 times. >> that system has never failed us. but for a time, we failed the system. we asked things of government that government was not equipped to give. >> president clinton,
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
safety changes in the wake of the sandy hook tragedy. it plans to replace current classroom door locks with ones that b can be locked from the inside. doors can only be locked from the outside using a key. officials say it will cost $60,000 to replace the locks to the five schools. scott valley schools voted for a similar change. a new argument in the plan to split up the 415 area code. giving businesses in san francisco a 628 area code would make them seem less important than the ones in 415. a commission says instead only marin county should get the 628 area code. part of the northern peninsula could get a 650 prefix. the california public utilities exhibition expected to run out of the 415 coveted numbers by october of 2015. >> it is 5:50. coming up the super bowl staple that could have you digging deeper. deeper for cash not handiwipes. >> and was there a plan to lower tech salaries in the 408? that's coming up. so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, ba
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Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
is in response to the deadly shootings at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, last month. >>> ed lee taking steps to make sure 49er fans don't get out of control on the night of the super bowl. city officials are hoping to avoid a repeat of this. the violence and vandalism that took place after the giants wrapped up that world series victory last year. very ugly in some places. lee says city officials will meet with small businesses to try to discuss new ideas. the mayor also warning bars to be careful how much alcohol they are serving and he says they may ask bars to stop selling alcohol at the end of the game. several streets will be closed off to cars and police will be out in force. >>> oakland's coliseum about to get louder and dirtier because the best motocross racers are about to come to town. we have bob redell with a look at what to expect at this weekend's race. not on a bike just yet, huh, bob? >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. you can see how loud it is. i don't think so. i'm not going to get on a bike. you can see just how loud and dirty this is.
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
businesses distanced themselves from gun related incidents following the tragedy at sandy hook. other pensions sold its investment in gun manufacturers sort ll lly after the shooting. this wasn't entirely ethics at play. if a nationwide assault weapons ban does come, maker of assault weapons will not be a very good investment. >>> wall street looking for a good investment. hasn't been apple. apple reports profits on wednesday. look at the performance of the stock lately. if you invested in the last three months, you have lost 18% of your investment. if you thought the worst was behind apple a month ago, you were wrong. you are down 5%. if you invested in apple last week and said we have hit bottom here, you're down nearly 4%. we'll hear from apple on wednesday. marla and jon? >> interesting to see that one. thank you very much. >>> meteorologist christina loren time to check the forecast. good morning. how's it looking? >> good morning to you. looking fantastic. temperatures today again unseasonably warm. get it while it's warm. we have some major changes as of tomorrow. 68 degrees in
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Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
of warfare already being waged. remember what hurricane sandy did to the power grid in lower manhattan? a cyber attack would be even more devastating. >> there have been instances of our using cyber warfare, i'm going to say our using it, the united states, israel, against iran. there are also examples of the iranians using it against us. >> there are reports that destructive cyber tools have been used against iran. i'm not either confirming or denying any part in that. but what it should tell you is that capability exists. and if it exists, it doesn't -- you know, whoever is using those, can't assume that they're the only smart people in the world. >> so if we, hypothetically speaking, are using it against the iranians, we have to assume the iranians would use it against us? >> that's a valid assumption. let me confirm that there is disruption -- this was a phrase that may not be common knowledge, but disruptive denial of services, where you overwhelm a website in order to impede people who would normally use it from using it. it is literally disruption. that happens. >> wha
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Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
. staten island relief centers from superstorm sandy are now heating centers. >> my fingers felt like they would fall right off, it is that cold. >> reporter: but for some tourist, a chance for a moment frozen in time. for many, it's that teeth chattering uncomfortable cold. for others, it's been far worse. so far, several deaths are being blamed on this frigid cold snap, matt. >> craig melvin, thank you very much. mr. roker, the question is how long will this last? >> bundle up for the weekend because it will take that long to warm up. here's what we have for high temperatures today. looking at 12 in buffalo, 23 in cincinnati, jetstream way to the south. the good news, by monday, that jetstream moves up to the north and temperatures start to moderate. instead of 7 in bangor, 24 on monday. 38, new york city, washington, 32, 34 in cincinnati and 35 in buffalo and we have an icy mix making its way in the spine of the appalachians in the midwest and northeast later on today. >> looking like a heat wave compared to what we've seen. >>> natalie has a check of the other stories. >> good morning
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Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
on safety improvements. the plan is in response to the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, last month. in san jose we've learned one man is in custody but two others are still at large following a home invasion robbery in one of the safest neighborhoods. the three men forced their way into a home in almaden valley monday night. they ransacked the house and tied up the elderly couple inside then left in the couple's two cars. those cars were found on wednesday. >>> coming up after the break, we'll take a look at the forecast and the roads. >>> welcome back. the time is 9:28. want to show you a beautiful live picture here, but this is as high as we can get for you this morning. this is high atop san bruno mountain overlooking the san francisco bay. we do have thick low clouds. i want to show you how far your visibility has been reduced. down to a mile and three quarters in san jose. 2 miles that's it in livermore and a quarter mile in santa rosa. travel cautiously. we're expecting the fog to burn off in the next couple of hour. once it does so
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